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I am currently studying and I am looking for a good card deal, is the DBS Live Fresh Card the right card with good benefits for students?

I am an undergraduate with less than 18 months left of schooling, I am interested in a card that has good benefits for students. Does anyone have valid information about the DBS Live Fresh Student Card?

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    Yes without a second thought this card is very good for students. I am equally an undergraduate and have been using this card for some time now for its numerous benefits. First of all it should interest you to know that they offer a 5 years Fee Waiver and require no minimum income so whether it’s food deliveries, online shopping, ticket or travel bookings, there are no minimum spend required. You can use your card for your bus and train rides now as the fares will be charged directly to your card upon usage. No top-ups or reloads required. You may also link your card to your Savings Account and use as your ATM card.

    2019.08.01 3:45

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